Selma in Dallas County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
British West Florida, 1764-83
Colony’s north boundary
Alabama - Mississippi
at this point on 32° 28’
by edict of British king.
Colony extended south to Gulf.
France had ceded area in 1763.
Spain invaded, seized area in 1780.
Britain ceded it to Spain in 1783.
Spain ceded part to U.S. in 1795.
Erected 1954 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 32° 26.772′ N, 87° 0.983′ W. Marker is in Selma, Alabama, in Dallas County. Marker is on State Highway 22, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2940 Citizens Parkway, Selma AL 36701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Valley Creek Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Defense of Selma Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Union Troops Charge (approx. 1.4 miles away); Redoubt No. 15 (approx. 1.6 miles away); R.B. Hudson High School (approx. 1.9 miles away); Tabernacle Baptist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Tabernacle Baptist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Last Stronghold Falls (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selma.
Also see . . .
1. Dominion of British West Florida. (Submitted on November 8, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. British West Florida - Mississippi History Now. (Submitted on November 8, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Colonial Era •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 822 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 7, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.